Swedish lawyer Henrik Olssen Lilja, whom represented ASAP Rocky first during his assault case, has been injured in a Stockholm shooting.
Olssen Lilja was shot in the chest and head on Friday by an unnamed male assailant. Lilja reportedly called the police himself and was promptly taken to a hospital. Police have since arrested several suspects for questioning, although as of right now it’s being treated as an isolated incident. Witnesses claim to have seen a person attack the lawyer and wrestle him to the ground in a stairwell shortly before he was shot at least twice.
One of the suspects brought in for questioning is a senior lawyer who was previously banned from contacting Lilja, although it’s not clear why exactly that is. Other witnesses said a black SUV fled the scene with police in pursuit shortly after the shooting. The incident took place just outside an apartment complex where Lilja is believed to reside.
His current state is unknown, as is any possible motivation behind the shooting. It is believed that police have yet to capture the man responsible for the attack. Lilja was replaced by another legal team before Rocky’s Stockholm trial started. The lawyer has previously represented the likes of Qiao Jianjun, a wanted fugitive in China who has been accused of stealing millions.